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Bruton, Richard

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Departmental Expenditure

Was asked: if any of his Department’s 2012 capital expenditure allocation was used for current expenditure purposes last year, the amount used for this purpose; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

None of my Department’s 2012 Capital expenditure allocation was used for current expenditure purposes. My Department utilised the provisions of the Multi-Annual Capital Envelope Framework to carry ...More Button

Was asked: if he will provide the month by month profile for his Department's 2013 capital expendiuture; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

My Department's 2013 Capital allocation under the recently published Revised Estimates Volume is €454.5m. This allocation supports the transition to an economy based on exports, enterprise and inn...More Button

Job Creation Data

Was asked: the number of jobs created, and jobs sustained, by each county enterprise board for each year since 2007.More Button

The information requested by the Deputy on the number of jobs created by the County Enterprise Boards (CEBs) for each year since 2007 is set out in Tables 1 to 4. Please note that prior to 2010, CE...More Button

Table 2: CEB Employment Statistics 2011

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Table 3: CEB Employment Statistics 2010

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Departmental Agencies

Was asked: if the Craft Council, which is under the auspices of his Department will be recognised as a cultural body in order to enable craft workers to be included under legislation governing the Arts Counci...More Button

The Crafts Council of Ireland is the national design and economic development organisation for the crafts industry in Ireland fostering the sector’s growth and commercial strength, communicating it...More Button

Under Action 318 of the Action Plan for Jobs 2013, the Crafts Council will continue to increase the profile of the craft sector in Ireland through its involvement in a number of key initiatives w...More Button

Local Enterprise Offices Remit

Was asked: the reason the proposed LEOs are going to be less confusing for businesses; if the limit of 10 employees is maintained for the LEOs; if the LEOs will be able to engage with indigenous companies who...More Button

The CEB restructuring project is the first radical reform of the system for the delivery of State support to micro and small businesses since the establishment of the County and City Enterprise Boa...More Button

The Centre of Excellence within Enterprise Ireland (EI) will be responsible for developing an improved environment for small and micro business and bringing this sector into the heart of national...More Button

As Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation I will retain responsibility for policy, and a key feature of this new structure will be the consistent application of policy across all LEOs, from...More Button

In addition to the publication of the SLA the national micro enterprise policy guidelines are currently being reviewed and developed and will outline how micro and small enterprises will be suppo...More Button

Local Enterprise Offices Establishment

Was asked: the way in which the proposal to maintain in excess of 30 LEOs meets the criteria of reducing the number of quangos in the McCarthy report; the way in which the suggested structure of new enterpris...More Button

The CEB restructuring project is the first radical reform of the system for the delivery of State support to micro and small businesses since the establishment of the County and City Enterprise Boa...More Button

The creation of a First-Stop-Shop at local level for the support of small and micro business will bring local enterprise support into an integrated national network of Local Enterprise Offices (L...More Button

The new Micro Enterprise and Small Business Division in Enterprise Ireland will develop a world-class Centre of Excellence providing best-in-class support to entrepreneurs and small business in t...More Button

The EI Centre of Excellence will be responsible for developing an improved environment for small and micro business and bringing this sector into the heart of national enterprise policy. It will ...More Button

The current 35 separate Board structure will be dissolved – thereby removing much of the high level administrative requirements normally associated with Non Commercial State Sponsored Bodies and ...More Button

Local Authorities have worked with business to support investment and business development at local level, and to the extent that it has been part of their remit hitherto, promoting and fostering...More Button